With Frost/Nixon, Peter Morgan confirms his place as the multi-media master of a strange but engaging genre of fiction...
Peter Robinson, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, reflects on Ronald Reagan's legacy with Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly.
Reagan’s ‘Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall’ Was Almost Left Unsaid, Recalls Former Speechwriter, Now Hoover Fellow
On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Ronald Reagan’s former speechwriter and current Hoover Institution fellow Peter M. Robinson shares what inspired those now famous words – “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall” – and how they were almost cut from the speech.
How Ronald Reagan’s ‘Prophetic’ Demand To Tear Down Berlin Wall Happened, Came To Symbolize Cold War’s End
Peter Robinson liked what he saw as he made his way through the streets. The city was bright, beautiful, full of life. Then he climbed a series of steps to an observation platform and peered over a wall. Not a wall, actually. The wall.
In their new book, Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement, Wynton Hall and Peter Schweizer, research fellows at the Hoover Institution, have compiled thirteen speeches from prominent conservative figures to capture the modern American conservative movement...
Journalist and noted biographer Lou Cannon reflects on the life and times of President Ronald Reagan with Hoover fellow Peter Robinson. Having covered Reagan's entire professional political career, from California gubernatorial candidate to U.S. president, Mr. Cannon brings unique insight into the virtues, flaws, achievements, and lasting legacy of this great man.
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Robinson as well as many scholars and historians review the history of the Berlin Wall.
Victor Davis Hanson talks about the study of war. . . .
Children are expensive, and they require a sacrifice of time and interest by parents...
The Obama administration is acting—publicly, at least—as if Israeli settlements were the only obstacle to Mideast peace. It will never be that simple. By Peter Berkowitz.
Peter Berkowitz on The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightments by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Peter Berkowitz on Revolutionary Characters: What Made The Founders Different by Gordon Wood
Professor Robert Bates explores with Hoover senior fellow Peter Duignan the harsh reality of failed and failing states in Africa after independence. Bates outlines some of the key policy failures at work during the transition from colonial rule and explains how more recent democratization efforts have typically resulted in highly authoritarian and abusive regimes. Despite the risks associated with foreign aid, there is hope that the economic and political climate of Africa can improve with new funding strategies and free trade initiatives.
Peter Robinson, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and from 1983 to 1988 a special assistant and speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan, discusses the story behind what many have called the four most important words of Ronald Reagan's Presidency and the battle to keep those words, “tear down this wall,” in Reagan’s June 1987 speech.
Hoover fellow Robert Zelnick, who coached David Frost for his storied broadcast bout with Richard Nixon, shares his glimpse of "the unleashed Nixon." By Caleb Daniloff.
Reflections on “the greatest practitioner of democratic statesmanship that America and the world have yet produced.” By Dinesh D’Souza.